|NASA Connect - VT -Transit of Venus - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect segment that explains the Venus Transit and compares it to a solar eclipse.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Solar System; Radar; Astronomical Unit; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits
|NASA Destination Tomorrow - DT15 - Aerobraking - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the function of aerobraking and how this helps reduce costs and create more room in aircraft.
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aerobraking; Spacecraft; Air Travel; Space Shuttle; Gravitational Field; Earth; Thrusters; Accelerate; Decelerate; Science Instruments; Atmospheric Drag; Fuel Efficient; Planet; Aerospace Engineer; Eliptical Orbit; Magellan; Venus; Mars; Global Surveyor; Oddessy; Aerocapture; Aeroshell
|NASA SCI Files - The Universe - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Universe and the planets.
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Moon; Star; Light Year; Earth; Mars; Carbon Dioxide; Jupiter; Hydrogen; Crater; Atmosphere; Kilometers; Inner Planets; Mercury; Venus; Lava Flows; Helium; Saturn; Uranus; Neptune; Pluto; Astronomer; Proxima Centauri
|NASA Connect - The Venus Transit - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax. NASA Connect segment involving students in a classroom activity that uses graphing, measurement, and ratios to construct a scaled model of the Solar System. NASA Connect segment exploring what it means to scale and why scientists use scale models and drawings...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Graphing; Measurement; Student Activity; Solar System; Scale Models; Scale Drawings; Centimeter; Kilometer; Distance; Miles; Inches; Meters; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft; Universe; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Radar; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits
|NASA Destination Tomorrow - Episode 15 - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing three segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the function of aerobraking and how this helps reduce costs and create more room in aircraft. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring new materials technology development and how it has revolutionized the world of science and technology. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring a newly discovered moon called Titan that revolves around the planet Saturn.
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aerobraking; Spacecraft; Air Travel; Space Shuttle; Gravitational Field; Earth; Thrusters; Accelerate; Decelerate; Science Instruments; Atmospheric Drag; Fuel Efficient; Planet; Aerospace Engineer; Eliptical Orbit; Magellan; Venus; Mars; Global Surveyor; Oddessy; Aerocapture; Aeroshell; New Materials; Composite; Kevlar; Steel; Strong; Bullet Proof; Puncture Proof; Protective Clothing; Lightweight; Synthetic; Structures; Chemistry; High Performance; Electrical Conductivity; Armor; Glass Fiber; Flexible; Polymer; Fabrication; Molecules; Astronauts; International Space Station; Radiation; Meteorites; Aluminum; Carbon Nanotubes; Self-healing Matrix; Saturn; Titan; Moon; Nitrogen; Chemicals; Life Building Blocks; Universe Hotspots; Celestial Bodies; Solar System; Raw Materials; Probe; Prebiotic; Dense; Methane; Organic Molecules; Weather; Clouds; Rain; Ice; Energy Source; Data; Gases
|NASA SCI Files - The Case of the Galactic Vacation - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Arecibo Observatory, what it does, and where it is located. NASA Sci Files segment explaining the different forces of motion including weightlessness, free fall, acceleration, and inertia and how they relate to space travel. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the future of space travel including people vacationing, working, and living in space...
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Arecibo Observatory; Telescope; Radio Telescope; Radio Waves; Signals; Universe; Pulsar; Quasar; Reflector; Receiver; Electrical Signal; Control Room; Scientists; Equator; Wavelength; Optical; Atmosphere; Solar System; Galaxy; Extraterrestrial Intelligence; Artificial Signal; Forces of Motion; Free Fall; Weightlessness; Inertia; Acceleration; Parabola; Accelerometer; Space Travel; Roller Coaster; Navigation and Vehicle Health Monitoring System; Modified Bathrooms; Gravity; Zero Gravity; Exercise Equipment; Kitchen; Starship 2040; Orbit; International Space Station; Living Environment; Earth; Commander; Mars; Tourist Attraction; Canyon; Crater; Solar System; Planet; Water; Liquid; Frozen; Seasons; Axis; Polar Ice Caps; Atmosphere; Gas; Carbon Dioxide; Oxygen; Nitrogen; Hydrogen; Temperature; Space Suit; Common Denomenator; Meteors; Astroids; Water; Earth; Moon; Moon Phases; Illuminations; Revolve; New Moon; Full Moon; First Quarter; Third Quarter; Sun; Lunar Phases; Axis; Apollo; Tides; Beach; Gravitational Pull; Oceans; Century; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data; Propulsion System; Space Radiation; Bone Mass; Chemical Rockets; Spaceship; Gases; Plasma; Magnetic Field; Exhaust; Energy; Heat; Electricity; Nuclear Power; Fusion; Thermonuclear Reaction; Technology; Arecibo Telescope; Solar System; Extra-solar Planets; Stars; Planets; Lightyears; Reflecting Telescope; Light; Dim; Betelgeuse; Giant Star; Life; Colors; Red; Blue; Temperature; Yellow; Dwarf Star; Sun; Habitable Zone; Ultraviolet Radiation; Puerto Rico; Galaxy; Orion Nebula; Hydrogen Gas; Whirlpool Galaxy; Extreme Environment; Boiling Temperature; Air Pressure; Celcius; Oxygen; Gravitational Force; Jupiter; Kilometers; Inner Planets; Mercury; Venus; Lava Flows; Helium; Saturn; Uranus; Neptune; Pluto; Astronomer; Proxima Centauri